Aurukun Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Aurukun (4892) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1960 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Aurukun is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Aurukun was 1,295 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Aurukun is 24 years of age.

100.0% of people living in the suburb of Aurukun were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

89.0% of people living in Aurukun speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 7.7% English only, 2.5% Other, 0.9% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Aurukun is 33.2% Uniting Church, 23.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 17.4% No religion, 12.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.0% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 3.3% Anglican, 1.9% Catholic, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other Religious Groups, 0.3% Other Protestant.

9.8% of people are married, 84.0% have never married and 1.6% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Aurukun.

52.0% of the people living in Aurukun over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.6% are working on a part time basis. Aurukun has an unemployment rate of 23.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Aurukun are 27.2% Professionals, 21.6% Labourers, 15.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Managers, 7.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.5% Technicians & trades workers, 5.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 5.2% Sales workers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Aurukun work in are 31.0% Public administration and safety, 20.3% Other services, 14.7% Education and training, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Arts and recreation services, 5.2% Retail trade, 3.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 1.3% Mining, 1.3% Accommodation and food services.

1.3% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 97.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $259 per week and the median household income is $1153 per week.

The median rent in Aurukun is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Aurukun postcode 4892

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